Quotes about giving

The following quotes about giving will inspire you on your path to well-being and sustainability.

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“You don’t have to be rich to give; your gift can be as simple as a smile.” – Frank Sonnenberg

“To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.” – Abraham Lincoln

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank

“You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.” – Amy Carmichael

“Life’s persistent and most urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ ” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting.” – Brian Tracy

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

“While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.” – Chinua Achebe

“What does one person give to another? He gives of himself, of the most precious he has, he gives of his life…” – Erich Fromm

“The most truly generous persons are those who give silently without hope of praise or reward.” – Carol Ryrie Brink

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” – John Bunyan

“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” – Roy T. Bennett

“We only have what we give.” – Isabel Allende

More quotes about giving

“As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” – Mohammed Ali

“Love the giver more than the gift.” – Brigham Young

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – Pablo Picasso

“Everyone can experience the joy and blessing of generosity; because everyone has something to give.” – Jan Grace

“If you want something, give it.” – Deepak Chopra

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

“It seemed to me that the people who were genuinely thriving in their lives were the ones who had made room for well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving.” – Arianna Huffington

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” – Robin Sharma

“To do more for the world than the world does for you — that is success.” – Henry Ford

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu

“Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.”– Kathy Calvin

“The most precious thing I have to give is my time.” – Silvia Hartman

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” – Charles Dickens

“If you see someone without a smile today, give ‘em yours.” – Dolly Parton

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Kindness is universal. Sometimes being kind allows others to see the goodness in humanity through you. Always be kinder than necessary.” – Germany Kent

“Give for the right reason — and that is, give for no reason at all.” – Frank Sonnenberg